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Post-Doc Fellow/ Social Work

Wayne State University
Michigan, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 3, 2023

Post-Doc Fellow/ Social Work

Wayne State University is searching for an experienced Post-Doc Fellow/ Social Work at its Detroit campus location.

Wayne State is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit, Michigan where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high-quality education. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities which prepare students for success in a global society.

Essential functions (job duties):

A dynamic research enterprise opportunity for the right candidate. We are looking for someone interested in applied research working within communities and with state leaders to assess and/or intervene to reduce consequences associated with misuse of alcohol or drugs. Two research teams (Center for Behavioral health and Justice AND the Substance Use Research Team) will work collaboratively to offer experience across multiple stakeholder groups and community systems for the right candidate. The work of the CBHJ is situated at the intersection between the criminal/legal system and behavioral health, while the SUR Team focuses on a wide range of state-level evaluation of opioid response projects involving prevention, treatment and recovery.

Project leadership/supervision to staff

Manage/manipulate data

Study design/implementation

Data collection

Data analysis

Report writing/Presentations


Earned PhD in Social Sciences or health related discipline (or impending degree).

Ability to engage in qualitative and quantitative research methods.

Understand administrative data and data management techniques.

Experience in program evaluation a plus

Content expertise in substance use/misuse; interventions; and/or treatment of SUD.

Strong writing skills.

Contribute to manuscript development and submission.


H13 - School of Social Work

Primary department:

H1304 - Behavioral Health & Justice Center

Employment type:
  • Regular Employee
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Job category: Research
Funding/salary information:
  • Compensation type: Annual Salary
  • Salary minimum: $60,000
  • Salary hire maximum: $65,000
Job openings:
  • Number of openings: 1
  • Reposted position: No
  • Reposted reason: None (New Requisition)
Background check requirements:

University policy requires certain persons who are offered employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal history check, before starting work. If you are offered employment, the university will inform you if a background check is required.

Equal employment opportunity statement:

Wayne State University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. The university encourages applications from women, people of color and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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